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Teacher Resource Events dedicated to celebrating teachers by gathering resources, networking and exploring galleries. It invites all educators for a socializing event in the museum. The teachers are allowed to discover various ways in which they can incorporate arts with other subjects. They also learn about the programs and resources in the Puget Sound area provided by prominent organizations.
K-12 Educator Workshop is an upcoming event brought by the Tacoma’s Museum District. It focuses on bringing fresh creative ways to incorporate Engineering, Technology, Science, Art and Mathematics into classes with a target on environmental sustainability.
TAM’s Annual Used Book Sale is intended to fund the museum’s educational programming. It allows book donations as well to support the fund. The books sold are usually gently used and covers a range of creative subjects.
Teen Night gives a chance to the teens to rule over the Tacoma Art Museum with music, gallery games, photo booth, arts, performances and more activities. The event is organized by the TAM’s Teen Art Council and encouraged by 30 Americans.
Tour Programs is an interactive school that acts as an addition to the classroom. The students learn about on view discussion ideas, work of art, voice opinions, the relation between art and their lives; and discover the current happenings of art today. It stretches knowledge to both students and teachers gain expertise in different academic disciplines.
PreK-12 School Tours set for PreK-12 students. Handbooks and extra curriculum materials are available for free online. School tours are booked three weeks in advance. The program accentuates problem solving, critical thinking and language abilities.
Professional Development provides openings to teachers to realize how object-based education develops 21st Century skills, intensifies cultural proficiency and satisfies Common Core State Standards. You learn techniques which you later train into your students to assist them to interpret art.
Curriculum Center has guides that help teachers during their preparations for school tours. However, the guides are available for independent use during the visit. The curriculum guides are available for download on the website.